In the US almost everyone is aware of the second amendment which addresses the right to bear
arms. However with this right come responsibilities and the right to bear arms should be done
safely, legally and effectively. If you own a firearm you should know how to effectively use it.
This can only be done with an advanced firearm training program which can ensure that in the
chance that you are in a dangerous situation, you can defend you and your family safely and
You have purchased a firearm but have little or no knowledge on how to use it. Some people
may ask a friend to show them how to do the basics. Some may even go as far as having a
lesson with a guy recommended by the store. Very few may choose to do what seems like an
intimidating advanced firearms tactical training course. Most however purchase a firearm and
take it home, put it away leaving away hoping to never have to take it down to use it.
When most people think of tactical combat based training or combat pistol training, they think of
someone in a commando uniform quick mag changes. In fact most people after purchasing a
firearm have no idea what type of firearms training they should undertake and are in fact quite
intimidated by the thought of undergoing training. In fact it can stop them in their quest to be
However tactical training does not have to be intimidating. In fact training assists you in honing
your ability to function under stress and while are bodies are pumped on adrenaline. Using a
firearm effectively will only work if you are trained to do it.
Before you undertake firearm training do some research on the introductory training classes in
your area. You can keep in mind the following:
1. Request a course description on the course. Most introductory courses should have a
description that is easy to follow and understand. If it is too technical and you do not
understand it, then it may not be the beginner’s course for you.
2. If you have any questions, ask them. A good instructor will answer them effectively
calming your fears of having to be an expert before you start.
3. Look for references and testimonials. If there are mostly positive reviews of persons who
completed the training then it will most like benefit you.
4. Remember that you are choosing this training to empower yourself so take time and
effort to choose a course that will best suit your needs.